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La La Land: A Must See

La La Land: A Must See

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

December 9th, 2016 was the premiere date for, La La Land, a musical motion picture directed by Damien Chazelle that chronicles the romance between an aspiring actress Mia and jazz pianist Sebastian, played by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. It even features a cameo from John Legend. This is the third film...

Everyone’s Finding “Fantastic Beasts” in Their Hearts

Everyone’s Finding “Fantastic Beasts” in Their Hearts

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator

January 14, 2017

2016 brought us a lot of rough times and events that no one asked for, but it also brought us "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them".  "Fantastic Beasts" is a new addition to the Harry Potter universe, one that many of us thought we were very familiar with. However, with  this film, even hardcore...

Welcome to the NHS!

Welcome to the NHS!

Sophie Mavrodin, Staff Writer

January 10, 2017

On December 8 of 2016 the Lenape branch of the National Honors Society welcomed 89 new members into its ranks. The NHS is known as an elite organization that brings together the best students, recognizing them for all of their hard work and achievements. Once seated, we were welcomed by the president...

How to Actually Beat Your New Year’s Resolution

How to Actually Beat Your New Year’s Resolution

Andi Cho, Staff Writer

January 2, 2017

January 1st seems like the golden date. It’s the perfect opportunity to start a fresh list of resolutions and ‘start over.’ The calendar has reset and we all have the same 12 months, 52 weeks, and 365 days to become a better version, so why not embrace the new year with a new mindset?   ...

“Triggered” or Thin Skin?

“Triggered” or Thin Skin?

Kyra Berry, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 24, 2016

Triggered. It's a word teenagers are familiar with these days: We hear it in the halls, we see it on social media. To feel "triggered" is defined as any negative emotional response to a certain something. As someone growing up in this day and age, a trigger may refer to anything, be it a joke taken...

Lenape Challenge Day Inspires All Involved

Lenape Challenge Day Inspires All Involved

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer

November 23, 2016

Friday, November 4th, a select group of approximately 100 students from Lenape were invited to participate in Challenge Day, a social and emotional education program designed to help increase connection between middle and high school students, with the hope that eventually every student can feel safe,...

Seniors Participate in Annual Pinning Ceremony

Seniors Participate in Annual Pinning Ceremony

Srishti Dhar, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016

On October 27 2016, Lenape seniors and their families gathered in the auditorium for the annual Senior Pinning Ceremony. This ceremony organized by Lenape’s Renaissance club is exclusively for seniors and their parents/guardians. During the program, seniors placed round Lenape “L” pins on ...

Dodge Poetry Festival 2016

Dodge Poetry Festival 2016

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator

November 6, 2016

Instead of participating in this year's Pride Day, students in Creative Writing and Poetry classes (or anyone else with an interest) took a trip to the Dodge Poetry Festival in Newark, New Jersey. Friday, October 21st was Free Student Day. At the Festival, we listened to famous poets recite and speak abou...

Share Your Music with the School!

Share Your Music with the School!

Anna Rodefeld and Alyssa Slovin

October 23, 2016

Do you have the best taste in music? Do you want to share your favorite songs with the school? Then you should check out the new Lenape TV Spotify page! The Lenape TV Spotify page was founded this year by Samantha Blyn ('18) and was created so students could show Lenape the songs that they love.  Every...

Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Mock Debate 2016

Students Represent Presidential Candidates in Mock Debate 2016

Shannon Lambert, Staff Writer

October 1, 2016

After months of preposterous campaigning and amusing television debates, presidential candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are in the final stretch of the 2016 election. In a little over a month, on November 8th, Americans will line up at the polls and elect the next commander in chief. Whether the American people choos...

Benvenuto, Prof G – New Teacher Spotlight

Benvenuto, Prof G – New Teacher Spotlight

Alyssa Slovin, Social Media Coordinator

October 1, 2016

This new school year has brought changes to our Lenape Family, including new staff members. One addition is James Goetschius, also known as Prof G., the new Italian teacher. He has been studying Italian since the beginning of elementary school and plans on improving our Italian program. I sat down...

YA Fiction Welcomes Back Veronica Roth

YA Fiction Welcomes Back Veronica Roth

Amanda Smalfus, Staff Writer

September 28, 2016

Divergent fans are jumping for joy with the news that Veronica Roth will be releasing a new book, entitled Carve the Mark, on January 17, 2017. The book will be followed with a sequel in 2018, as Roth has a two-book deal with Harper Collins for the project.   Roth had been hinting  big reveals on her ...

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